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Australia

22 November 2013

Guardian (UK)

Laws mandating five-year minimum sentences for convicted firearms importers will be introduced as part of a national police crackdown on organised crime. Federal justice minister Michael Keenan said on Friday that the proposed laws would "send the strongest possible message that [authorities] will not tolerate gun crime". A NSW strike team, comprising two NSW police officers, three from the Australian federal police (AFP), an Australian Tax Office (ATO) investigator,... (GunPolicy.org)

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